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Seguin in Guadalupe County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Campbell Cabin

 
 
Campbell Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, July 28, 2020
1. Campbell Cabin Marker
Inscription.  John Campbell of Ireland, who migrated to Seguin before 1847, possibly built the first room of this log cabin about 1850. In 1851 he returned to his native country and persuaded several family members, including his brother Peter Campbell, to settle here also. A farmer and rancher, Peter lived in the cabin and later enlarged it to accommodate his growing family. The cabin was originally located southwest of Seguin and was the home of Campbell descendants until 1957. Moved to this site in 1979, it now serves as a reminder of the area's pioneer settlers.
 
Erected 1982 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 685.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 29° 33.952′ N, 97° 57.79′ W. Marker is in Seguin, Texas, in Guadalupe County. Marker is on East Live Oak Street west of South Crockett Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 E Live Oak St, Seguin TX 78155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calaboose (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Nogales
Campbell Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, July 28, 2020
2. Campbell Cabin and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Dietz Doll House (within shouting distance of this marker); Zies-Vivroux Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Guadalupe High School (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel John Ireland (about 800 feet away); The Magnolia Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Alfred H. Koebig Central Park Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seguin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.

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May. 20, 2022